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Essential Steps to Express Entry

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When considering if you qualify for Express Entry it is important to ensure the following: 1) You qualify under one of the four immigration programs used by Express Entry Federal Skilled Worker Federal Skilled Trades Canadian Experience Class Provincial Nominee 2) You will be able to afford your application and the Canadian government fees 3) […]

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Quick Tips for Express Entry

Ensure you have your language scores and credential assessment (if required for your program) ready when applying Ensure all information you enter into your profile is correct Ensure you can support all information on your application with the required documents Ensure you can access all require documents within a 60 day window Ensure you have […]

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Questions You Should Ask Before Applying For Express Entry

Are you under 35? Your ideal age would be under 35, but you can earn points up until the age of 44 Do you have any higher education? You would ideally have one year of post secondary education or more (more than high school Diploma alone) Are you fluent in English? You would ideally be highly […]

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First Express Entry Draw of 2017

The first draw under the Express Entry system for 2017 took place on January 4th, 2017. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada handed out 2,902 Invitation to Apply which makes this the largest draw in the history of the Express Entry system. The minimum score for this round was 468. This is the lowest score selected since April 20th, 2016.  […]

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Express Entry Score Continues to Drop

On September 21st, 2016 Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada did their 20th draw of 2016 under Express Entry and handed out 1,288 Invitations to Apply to immigrate to Canada. The minimum score for this round was 483. This is the lowest score selected since July 13th, 2016. It is is expected that the score will remain high […]

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Your Simplified Guide to Express Entry

After twelve months of the Express Entry system, many are still unable to figure out the full process, documents required, eligibility criteria and how a Provincial Nomination works. We have therefore put together this simplified guide to Express Entry to assist those still struggling to understand how the program works and if they qualify. We have […]

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Immigrating to Canada with Pets

When looking at the topic of immigration to Canada many peoples’ main concern is whether or not they can bring their pets along with them. For many people, pets are a member of the family and the idea of having to move to Canada without them is unbearable. Luckily Canada is pet friendly and you […]

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Saskatchewan Accepting 1,000 More Applications Under Occupations In-Demand Sub-Category

Saskatchewan has re-opened their International Skilled Worker – Occupations In-Demand Sub-Category to accept an additional 1,000 applications. The requirements of this program are as follows: You must score a minimum of 60 points out of 100 on the point assessment grid. You must have a minimum language score of  a CLB 4 You must have completed post-secondary […]

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Express Entry Draw Mid-Week for the First Time!

On September 8th, 2015 Citizenship and Immigration Canada did their 16th draw under Express Entry and handed out 1,517 Invitations to Apply to immigrate to Canada. This has been the first draw to occur mid week and not on a Friday. Many people have asked what they mean by “draw”. They simply use that term […]

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Express Entry Draw #15

On August 21st, 2015 Citizenship and Immigration Canada did their 15th draw under Express Entry and handed out 1,523 Invitations to Apply to immigrate to Canada. Many people have asked what they mean by “draw”. They simply use that term for when they select individuals from the Express Entry Pool based on their Comprehensive Ranking System […]

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